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Print Ribbon

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000069665D
Original Publication Date: 1978-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-21

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Blaskovic, SV Conley, WJ Oaten, AW [+details]

Abstract

Two overlapping, graduated wear bands extend the life of a print ribbon. Premature print ribbon replacement due to a narrow wear band is thus avoided.